Grosses

'No Good Deed' Easily Maintains First Place on Wednesday with $1.18 MillionSeptember 18, 2014 07:05 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Sony reports that No Good Deed took in $1.18 million on Wednesday, off 35 percent rfom the day prior. That gives the thriller a 6-day haul of $28.9 million, an impressive start for the pic which is running 7 percent ahead of the pace of Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself and 37 percent ahead of The Call.

Guardians of the Galaxy posted another $0.59 million yesterday for a 19.5 percent drop from last Wednesday. The Disney/Marvel blockbuster continues to show aggressive staying power in the post-summer market as its domestic tally has now reached $307.9 million. The film is running 3 percent ahead of the pace of the original Iron Man.

Warner Bros.' Dolphin Tale 2 grabbed $0.51 million yesterday as it was off 28 percent from Tuesday. The family-driven sequel has earned $17.6 million in its first six days, 18.5 percent less than its 2011 predecessor.

Fox Searchlight's The Drop continues to impress in limited release. The Tom Hardy/James Gandolfini thriller added $0.37 million from 809 locations yesterday for a strong $453 per-theater average. With $5.35 million in the bank through six days of release, the film will expand into wider release starting this weekend.

Rounding out the top five, Let's Be Cops grossed $0.35 million for a 21 percent week-to-week drop. The comedy has certainly found its audience since opening in August, ringing up $74.2 million to-date.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Nov. 17 - Sun, Nov. 19

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$41,534,608--3,804--$10,919$41,534,6081Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$40,833,504--3,434--$11,891$40,833,5041Sony / Columbia
3Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$14,602,571-48%2,61145$5,593$90,756,7423Fox
4The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$8,302,287-51%3,359-99$2,472$51,701,5823Disney
5Stranger Than Fiction$6,605,056-51%2,2706$2,910$22,904,4012Sony / Columbia
6Flushed Away$6,596,081-60%3,307-400$1,995$48,587,5603Paramount / DreamWorks
7Saw III$2,915,600-58%1,942-1071$1,501$74,965,5824Lionsgate
8Babel$2,904,760-48%1,2510$2,322$12,018,0954Paramount Vantage
9The Departed$2,585,184-50%1,611-599$1,605$113,845,7317Warner Bros.
10Let's Go to Prison$2,219,324--1,495--$1,484$2,219,3241Universal